4th of July 2019 Events Around Lake Oconee

The 4th of July is right around the corner, do you know where you will be celebrating the holiday?

We have made celebrating the 4th here at Lake Oconee easy and fun.  We have created a list of local firework shows and some fun activities taking place at Lake Oconee.

Rock Eagle

July 2

Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce

Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce

Each year, Rock Eagle hosts hundreds and hundreds of 4-H campers over the seasons. One of their biggest camp sessions happens the week of July 4th, so a special firework show for the campers is always a highlight. The firework display happens on Monday, July 2nd at at dark. Although it is specifically for the campers, passersby are welcome to stop along Hwy 441 or find other good viewing spots to see the show!


Independence Day Concert

July 3

Madison-Morgan Cultural Arts Center

Madison-Morgan Cultural Arts Center


The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

July 3

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

* Please note, the Hot Licks & Rhetoric: A Steely Dan Tribute concert and firework show is exclusively for hotel guests. However, the fireworks can be seen from the lake for boaters.


Open Mic Night at Georgia Butts BBQ

July 4 + July 6

Georgia Butts BBQ

Georgia Butts BBQ

Dock your boat at Georgia Butts BBQ and enjoy open mic night on the patio starting at 6 pm and then head over by boat to The Landing for a spectacular fireworks extravaganza!

The weekend isn’t over until Tiger Bragg takes the stage at 6pm on July 6th! Tiger is known as “The Walking Jukebox”. He knows some of almost every type of music! Boat up or drive over to test his music knowledge.


Reynolds Lake Oconee: The Landings

July 4

Reynolds Lake Oconee

Reynolds Lake Oconee

 * Please note, this event and firework show is exclusively for Reynolds Lake Oconee members and residents. However, the fireworks can be seen from the lake for boaters.


Pool Party at Southern Cross Guest Ranch

July 4

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Celebrate our great nation’s birthday with friends at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. Admission includes use of pool, cookout, soft drinks, yard games and fireworks!

Tickets: $21 Adults ($18 Seniors) | $14 Kids (4-15) | Under 4 are FREE


Oconee Brewing Company First Friday with Ripe Thing Market

July 5

Oconee Brewing Co First Friday | 4th of July 2019

There will be yummy food by Ripe Thing Market. The menu has not been announced just yet. Live music by Dave Tebo and the Dreaming of Ice Cream truck will be on site.

One meal per ticket - beer not included. Kids under 2 are free, 2+ are $5. Adult tickets are $12 online and $15 at door.


OPAS Summer Concert: Drive Country Band

July 6

OPAS Summer Concert featuring Drive Country Band | lakeoconeelife.com

The 4th of July weekend isn’t over yet…celebrate with great music and friends on the Oconee Driving Range while Drive Country Band plays all your favorite Country classics and more.

Bring your chairs and blankets for outdoor seating. Food and beverages available for purchase. No outside food or beverages allowed. This event is rain or shine.

FREE shuttle service provided from the Lake Club, Reynolds Lake Oconee and Lake Oconee Commerce Village (Weinberger’s Parking Lot).


Now it's your turn.  What are your favorite 4th of July events at Lake Oconee?

Did I miss any?  If your favorite local event isn't listed, please add in the comments below.

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Oh, I almost forgot...

Do you have company coming in town for the holiday? We have some really fun done for you itineraries.  Check them out.

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Thanks for reading,

Holly, Lynward & Evan